Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:00604] Re: A `File' is not a `IO'?????"
    on 99/08/10, clemens.hintze / alcatel.de <clemens.hintze / alcatel.de> writes:

|Perhaps! :-) I was thinking, that both should be true:
|
|	(1) A `File' is an `IO'
|	(2) An instance of a `File' is therefore also an instance of a
|	    `IO'. Short: An instance of `File' is_a `File' and an `IO'

(1) - false
(2) - true

|I have found it in the Module description right now :-( Perhaps it would
|not be to unclever to mention it under `Class' too :-)

Well, documentation again... sigh.
Would anybody help me improve these lines of junk. :-<

|PS: I have tried your patches yesterday. Thanks for the fast response.
|These patches are for Ruby 1.3.7, aren't they? I have tried to put them
|into 1.3.6 and they have not worked very well :-}

It's for 1.3.7, however, I think there's no reason to fail for 1.3.6.
Mystery...  I have checked in my changes into CVS, you can try if you
can use anon CVS server.
                                                        matz.